Dicuss Data Categories


Curated by: Eduard Klein

This category employs a broad definition of corruption. That means data collections covering behaviour or perceptions related to corruption, bribery, embezzlement or informal relations in a broader sense aimed at potentially illegitimate private gains can be included in this category.

8 datasets

Economic history

Curated by: Felix Herrmann

This category comprises economy-related data collections with a focus on the 20th century, thus mainly covering the economic history of the Soviet Union, but also the so-called transformation period after it's collapse.

1 datasets


Curated by: Eduard Klein

This category contains data collections related to education, comprising state as well as private and primary to tertiary education.

3 datasets


This category includes quantitative as well as qualitative datasets related to political, economic or cultural elites. It covers biographical data as well as stated opinions of elite members.

5 datasets

GDR research

This category covers all data collections related to the German Democratic Republic (1949 to 1990) and its legacies. The category "GDR research" is administered by the team of the "Mod-Block DDR" project, which receives financial support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

0 datasets


This category covers all data selections, which do not yet have a suitable category on Discuss Data. Discuss Data will add categories as soon as several related data collections have been uploaded.

18 datasets

Opinion Polls

Curated by: Heiko Pleines

This category presents exclusively results of representative, sample-based opinion polls. Polls are not necessarily countrywide, but cover at least a region or a large segment of the population. Polls have to adhere to established international standards.

13 datasets


Curated by: Jan Matti Dollbaum

This category comprises all data collections related to public protests, their organizers, their perception and immediate state reactions, namely by security organs.

38 datasets


Curated by: Huseyn Aliyev

This category covers data that fall within Security Studies field broadly defined, which along with armed conflict, international security, and peace & conflict resolution, also includes human security, food security and other aspects of traditional and critical security studies.

6 datasets

Social policy

This category includes all data collections related to social policies, comprising social security programmes, pensions and health. The category also covers public perception and political debates about these issues. Please note that Discuss Data has a separate category for "education". The category "social policy" is administered by the team of CRC 1342 "Global Dynamics of Social Policy" at the University of Bremen.

12 datasets